Undergraduate

Civil Engineering

Program Mission 

The basic mission of the BS in Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program is to provide the fundamental knowledge, when supplemented by professional experience that will equip students with the technical and interpersonal skills required to conceive, plan, design, implement, operate and maintain the systems needed to support the physical infrastructure of the public.

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

In order to achieve the program educational objectives, the graduates of the civil engineering program shall:

Objective 1 – be active in civil engineering practice, research, education, or management

Objective 2 - display technical proficiency, innovation, independent thought, and problem-solving skills in the execution of their work

Objective 3 - be an accomplished and technologically-advanced communicator

Objective 4 - be a lifelong learner

Objective 5 - become a registered professional engineer

Objective 6 - be active in professional organizations

Objective 7 – be actively engaged in service to the community

 

Student outcomes

The desired outcomes of the B.S. Civil Engineering program are the ABET a-k criteria: 

Outcome a  apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles

Outcome b design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data, and draw conclusions

Outcome c design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs

Outcome d function on multi-disciplinary teams.

Outcome e identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems encountered in the practice of civil and environmental engineering

Outcome f understand professional and ethical responsibility.

Outcome g communicate effectively orally and in writing

Outcome h understand the impact of engineering decisions and solutions in a global and societal context.

Outcome i recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

Outcome j achieve a knowledge of contemporary issues.

Outcome kuse the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

 

ANNUAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATION DATA

 

Fall 2008

Fall 2009

Fall 2010

Fall 2011

Fall 2012

Fall 2013

Fall Enrollment

436

469

503

503

513

482

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

Degrees Awarded

63

80

76

69

93

TBA



An ABET Accredited Program

The Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

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